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Dalcour Maclaren

Agricultural Liaison Officer

Reference: JR255

Type: Permanent

Location: Crewe, England

Industry: Agriculture Fishing and Forestry

Salary: £21,000 - £25,000 per annum, depending on experience + Pension, Annual Bonus, Health Insurance


We are a leading land and environmental consultancy, advising clients on national large-scale projects, all of which will contribute to the UK achieving our NetZero goal. We are committed to creating a #OneTeam approach, valuing every single person and helping each other to deliver our vision. Our clients are dominant within the Utilities and Infrastructure sectors.

We have an excellent opportunity based out of our Crewe office for an Agricultural Liaison Officer (ALO)

This is a key role for our Crewe-based team and you will be working on a number of important and emerging projects on behalf of our client. Like all our colleagues, every ALO in Dalcour Maclaren receives support and on-the-job training from their team plus there is a fantastic support network of ALOs across all sectors and locations.

Here at Dalcour Maclaren we also offer a generous annual bonus scheme and every member of the company can qualify to earn up to 10% of their annual salary, regardless of position or hours worked. Our Dalcour Maclaren office in Crewe is well-established and a great place to work - Crewe town centre itself is just a ten-minute drive away.

About the role - as an ALO you will:

  • Be the main interface between the client and landowners, occupiers and agents on a day-to-day basis and build key relationships with the affected parties
  • Share insightful knowledge about agricultural practices
  • Keep the client up to date and advise them on practical matters affecting land
  • Attend pre-entry meetings before the scheme enters the construction phase
  • Review contractor works to ensure they fall in line with any agreements made during pre-entry meetings
  • Deal with landowner complaints regarding on-site activities
  • Arrange site visits for serving notices, undertaking record of conditions and undertaking site meetings
  • Complete land referencing, including finding owners and occupiers of land
  • Assist the team and settle compensation claims

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a sound understanding of pipelines/underground assets and restriction zones in agricultural, commercial and industrial areas
  • Understand the 'Ring before you dig' processes and exclusion zones
  • Be an excellent communicator with the willingness to learn and develop
  • Have a broad knowledge of agriculture and rural affairs ideally to include reinstatement of both pasture and arable land
  • Be self-motivated, organised and confident in liaising with members of the public, stakeholders, local authorities, governing bodies and the client
  • Have a full UK driving licence
  • Be a great team player and have a can-do attitude
  • Understand and have good experience of Microsoft Office suites

Benefit package highlights

  • Annual performance bonus scheme
  • Private Healthcare (through Vitality Health)
  • Life Insurance (4x Salary)
  • 26 Weeks paid Maternity Leave
  • 2 Weeks paid Paternity Leave
  • Electric Vehicle purchase (provided by Octopus Electric Vehicles)
  • Professional Development - paid study leave
  • Military Service paid leave (7.5 days per year)
  • Flexible working through our 'Flexible Advantage' supporting working families & your work/life balance
  • 25 days annual leave plus 1 day to celebrate your birthday
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised gym membership and other Vitality Member discounts
  • Charity support - volunteering your time encouraged
  • Cycle to work Scheme

Dalcour Maclaren are an equal opportunities employer and we look forward to hearing from you!

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Closing Date: 12/10/2022  Location: Crewe

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